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J Richardson

John E. Richardson
Vice President - Wealth Advisor
585 419 0670 x50604

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John Richardson joined Canandaigua National Bank & Trust's Wealth Strategies Group in 2014. As Vice President and Wealth Advisor, he is focused on meeting the overall financial well-being of his clients. John has extensive experience in both corporate and personal finance. Prior to joining CNB, John was a Financial Advisor at High Falls Advisors, responsible for investments and client relationships.

John began his career at Eastman Kodak Company as the Controller of Lincoln Plant in 1986. For over a decade John was Kodak’s Director of Public Affairs. John was the corporate liaison for economic development initiatives, environmental issues, charitable contributions, workforce training, real estate, tax negotiations, and the arts.

Prior to joining Kodak, John was a Director of Contracts for a Northrop Aircraft Company subsidiary in Washington, D.C. He was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Coast Guard serving in Coast Guard Headquarters and as Commanding Officer of the Lifeboat Station in Chincoteague, Virginia.


George Washington University, Masters of Business Administration
Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science - Finance


WXXI Public Broadcasting, Trustee and Past Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee
Pathstone Opportunities, Inc., Board Member
Genesee Land Trust, Board Member and Treasurer
St. John's Senior Living, Member, Past Executive Committee Member and Board Advisor
High Falls Film Festival, Past Board Chair and Co-Founder
Ganondagan, Past Board Member


Investor, Know Thyself: How Your Biases Can Affect Investment Decisions
Is There a Right Time to Retire?
Podcast: How to Create and Manage a Winning Investment Strategy
Podcast: How to Prepare for a Secure and Rewarding Retirement
Podcast: Retirement Planning
Podcast: Using Macroeconomics to Navigate Your Investment Portfolio